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  1. #1
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    Carbon powder coating in the GTA

    Anyone have some recommendations for a reputable powder coater in the GTA who can strip and repaint/powder coat a carbon frame.

    Time to freshen up the current steed and I'd rather not ship it to the U.S.

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    Is that even possible? Powder coating is an electrostatic process, would have expected it to need a conductive material. Then it is baked at around 400 F for a few minutes. Doesn't sound like a good thing to do to a carbon frame.

    Googling around shows it might be able to be done but almost all don't recommend it.

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    Traditionally the frame would have to be magnetically charged to attract the paint. Maybe there's a different process.

    I've heard of wood undergoing something similar and baked in a UV oven or something so it wouldn't burn.

    Stripping a carbon frame must be quite the process too.

    I can't help with your question but tagging this for interest.

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    just curious why powdercoat? and also look at this link

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